“It may vary in severity from insults, snubs or invasions of privacy to violation of intellectual property and unfair crediting of authors. In extreme cases it may even include coercing lab workers to sign away the rights to authorship or even intellectual property… lab workers in the US on visas may feel especially vulnerable“
Bullying is often framed as a repeating incident that occurs in grade school between two peers of differing social or physical power. However, unlike school bullying, academic bullying at higher education is often hidden and overlooked due to the institutional support that follows behind the perpetrator.
Below categories are the known types of academic bullying. Many of these are similar to the behaviors referred to as “abusive supervision” in the Management literature.
Those without * are forms of bullying that are particular to academic science.